books

A collective book haul

 

” You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy books and that’s kind of the same thing.”

 

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Hello there!

 

Over the last couple of weeks we’ve obtained a great deal of books. We believe that some of them are real treasures and cannot wait to read them. Here is our collective book haul.  Continue reading

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Valentine’s red velvet cupcakes

 

FOOD IS SYMBOLIC OF LOVE WHEN WORDS ARE INADEQUATE.”
~ALAN D. WOLFELT

 

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Hello Sweets!

Since it is Valentine’s day today we wanted to make a valentine-themed dessert. Something we’ve always wanted to try to bake were red velvet cupcakes or a red velvet cake. And we thought this would be a perfect valentine’s dessert. So here is a recipe for these lovely cupcakes (we used the recipe from hummingbird). We absolutely loved them and hope you will too. Continue reading

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Little bobs and pieces gathered over some time

 

 

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Hello All!

We gathered some little bobs and pieces the last couple of weeks and we wanted to share them with you. So here’s is our rather random haul of all kinds of things with respect to lifestyle, fashion, books and music.  Continue reading

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Blueberry muffins

 

It happens all the time. They all become blueberries.
~ Willie Wonka

 

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Hello blueberry-lovers!

One of our absolute favourite snacks at the moment are blueberry muffins. We think that they are absolutely delicious and could basically eat them everyday… Here is our recipe for these delicious treats.

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Merry Christmas

 

Have yourself a merry little Christmas, let your heart be light. From now on, our troubles will be out of sight…..

 

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Dear all,

We want to wish you a very, happy, merry Christmas and a splendid, magical new year. May your days be Merry and Bright and may all your dreams come true. May you surround yourselves with the loveliest people. May you eat cake as if you are breathing air. May you look back at the past year, thinking about all the little wonderful moments that shaped you this year. Continue reading

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The perfect Christmas

I’m dreaming of a white Christmas…

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Dearest,

You wake up on Christmas morning while the stars are still awake. Your eyes still filled with sleep from the wonderful dream you were dreaming. You look at your window to see if any snow has fallen. To your disappointment, you see no snowflakes on your window. The world has unfortunately not turned white over night. Not that any weather forecast predicted it, nevertheless you still had a tiny bit of hope.  But, that will not spoil your day. You go downstairs to make some tea for yourself. The whole house is quiet as no one seems to have woken up just yet. Continue reading

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How to survive awkward Christmas dinner parties

 

At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely.
~ W. Somerset Maugham

 

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Dear people,

We all know them the awkward (forced) family Christmas dinner parties. With family members you might not know too well or are not very fond of. For us, these night are rather uncomfortable and over the years, we came up with a few steps that help us out to make the evening a bit less awkward.  Continue reading

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fashion

Our favourite Winter trends

 

Fashion is a trend, style is within a person
~ Oscar de la Renta

 

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Dear Fashionista’s, 

Winter is probably our favourite fashion season. You are allowed to wear big chunky sweaters, but, you can also wear skirts and dresses with tights and to top it all, you can layer. We love layering!! As always, every season has different trends every year and here are three of our favourites from this winter. Continue reading

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Places we’d love to visit during Christmas

There is no more beautiful place to be at Christmas than New York.
~ Mike Roth

 

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Dear People, 

There are so many places that we’d love to visit in this world, however, there are also certain places that we would absolutely adore to visit particularly during Christmas time.  Continue reading

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Ohh Deer stationary haul

The safest place to be during an earthquake would be in a stationary store.

~ George Carlin

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Dear Deers,

Recently we discovered the online store OHH DEER. And we absolutely love it!! We already love stationary, but, give it a Christmas theme and we’ll be obsessed. We bought quite a few things so here is our Ohh Deer haul. (All the products are linked) Continue reading

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